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THE ROCK ISIAXI)- ARGUS,
ALL fashion displays are over. We know- the general prlnc!
b. I styles that will prevtll for a season, and 1: retrains for
M I choose our garments and millinery s.coruin to Isdividua
A J and the allowance of our pockctbooks. Nv.-aIays th
SMSSES vV'ToA wnrran rn ir ...K ......--. - . -
It : i-rl ror t,:e "treet. the matinee, or ir.rorrr.al teas. This means
L .. some will choose a single model to answer all three numni
whether one lives In the city, the country or in a euburban
engagements overlap eo frequently that there Is not time for a change nt
Model fowni of French designers and the most pleasing adaptations
Brwmpri in mia country empnastze suk Iabrics -lor .the- kind -c
mentioned. The two or three-piece ault la a gertera.1 favorite for di
even though followers of the latest atyle edicts are wearing- odd
tenaively in the daytime.
A model for aa beautiful a "best suit aa you will flr.d Js that she
middle cf this page (coat 7720, skirt 7S61). It is of light Irown r
dark are en velvet collar, cuffs, sash and drop ornaments and green
mine- cord. The lines are exceptionally good and v.111 give a e'.erder s
to the wearer. Tou will notice that the cutaway effect of the coat,
becoming In itself, ia offset by the vest-like crossed front pieces. The
tuck In the two-piece skirt followe the curved outline of the bottom o
Notice the original and Frenchy touch In the velvet covered disc
from the bottom of the rash ends. It Is made from le2d welehts co-
velvet and outlined with silk cord, a smart finish that adds no eTctra
There la aa advantage for the home
seamstress who selects the aama pat
tern to reproduce. There are no snags
of mannish tailoring; to be overcome,
and. in fact, such a costume Is often
better made by a woman than a man
tailor. Poplin, silk or woolen benga
line, faille or even velvet. If one wants
It. would be equally attractive if made
after the illustrated moire suit.
(OTK'ET, the famous Tr.rls dress designer, in one of his talks before
New York audience emphasized two principles of the "elegance'' of
dress which ho said he was trying to teach. One of thepe was'tha
search for greater simplicity; the other. sh senrch for original detail
of personality. He also said "chocs.- your gowns with due considera
tion of stability, with the thought or where they Rre to be worn. Choose what
is most to s-our beauty, in colors most suited to your complexion and appro
priate for the occasion." ,
.- American women who are buying; French gowns for this season have a
choice of expensive and elorant slnipllcitv, but styles of the moment in the
effort to make everything fashionable will carry away our intention to stick
to the simpler modes.
The attractive one-piece dreys on the riRht-of this pace t (blouses 7911, skirt
72S1) was selected because 1: shows how well this idea of simplicity can be car
ried out in practical ways, many are glad to know about, who make their own
dresses. It la up to the minute in the little details of fashion, with a yoke in
the full blouse and a peg-top skirt having Just a semblance of drapery. as easy
to introduco as a straight finish to the. overlapping- front. The little fullnesa
will prevent the ugly bngging at the- krees which comes from wearing a very
narrow skirt. The original model for the photograph Is mr.de of taupe wwl
cropon, with collar facing, yoke and rkirt trimming of the same material in ecru.
The largo Ivory-like buttons are a novelty th.it relieves a possible too plain
appearance, - Black braid passementerie about an Inch 'n width that may he
bought for 50 cents a yard is used as an e tive trimming on the yoke. One
could make a similar effoct with a der-lpti fashioned from plain soutache beaid
or silk cord. Silk tassete might also be used ns ornaments where the buttons
appear and thus add one more very
new style feature. Each number of the
- pattern from which this smart after
noon dress can be reproduced is 15
Cost of Costume 7720-7861
S'i yaris of moire $20
!' yarrls of messallne a ss
2 Home Journal patterns 80
J : 5.20
One bright and gay colored dress
should have a place in this season's
modish wardrobe. Smart dressers are
appearing in them for restaurant lunch
eons and five o'clock tea. and they are
a delight because so different from the
plain, somber clothes worn In the last
cold season. I'lald silks combined with
plain are srarcely as new ss the Ro
man stripes made up with soft satins
or crepe de. Chine. If you are going to
buy and make a simile gown that may
be worn with onlv a fur scarf until
colder days come -h''"se the pattern of
the gown shown n th left of this
page. It has a loo blouse with a
slightly gathered feplum in the newest
Kjsslan style and a skirt that rusy he
reprolueed from two strslglr. breadth
cf wide silk. The bell sleeve of three,
quarter length Is a feature of several
French gowns, as well as the low cut
armhole which you will notice.
This Idea Is a splendid one for mnk
irg a last yrnr's gown so stylish with
the aid of a little striped silk th:it your
fri'-nJs will want to know where it
i in-e from.
"n the buck of this blouse there Is a
rif coratlvo bi"te n:ade of the blue silk:
covering a rectnnKle of ennvaa and ctii
t r'.liiercd with goM soutache hrnld and
dull red beads. Such adjuncts ns this
re the little things whlrh one who has
some ingenuity can devise from bits of
f!d trimmings, fancy buttons or beads
that many are Ukelv to keep some
where In the ser.ir.g boxes. Kach num
ber of the patterns for the dresses de-
rribei may be had for 15 cents.
fU Shadt of Old Color
Fajhionabt For Winter
Colors chosen for any garment this
winter will determine lt fa?hlonabl
character ,ults as much as the cut anil
the fabric Itself, for there are otid
shtdet of staple browns, blues, greens,
ete., borrowed from Oriental dress, as
well as tints mixed on the designers'
palette. Oreen and brown are the)
leading street colors. Foal or nlpser
fcend. ochre, leather and cinnamon ars
th nnmr-s by which tha browns ara .
known. Tango stands for a rich ma
hogany with a burnt orange tinge, and
a medium blue similar to the old Co
penhagen la called Hague blue.
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" Unusual Salads of '
Cheese and Fish
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PKI.ieiuUS Iieht salad served
with a course luncheon where
new styles in food supple
mented autumn fashions In
gowns consisted of hard boil
ed egus mixed with Koquefort cheese
and French dressing. The white of the
rges was minced as fine as if put
through a chopper, and the yolk was
grated. A crisp lettuce leaf and a
hard cracker completed the course. "
When a less expensive salad than1
chicken or lobster is desirable for the
home table or for a large company th
following- shrimp salad is worth try-1
ing: To one pint can of shrimps add'
one cupful each of chopped celery and
chopped cabbage. Marinade and serva
on lettuce with a boiled dressing.
Found In the Shops
UK housewife who would keep
abreast of modern . devices
and novel utilities for the
kitchen and for labor saving
will be repaid for half an
hour spent In a tour of discovery
through the household department of a
biff department store. The writer no-;
tlccd recently among many practical
Inventions a rubber tip which can be
fastened on the rockers of a' chair to
prevent it from scratching or digging
walls or baseboard; also a faucet cush
ion of rubber to slip over the end of
the faucet, which is often the means of
breaking dishes as they are put in or
taken from the dishpan. Each can be
bought for 6 cents.
Knatncled tin egg hntderr wtth spaces
for twelve eggs each i will be. found
practical to keep eggs, from breaking
either In the refrigerator or the pantry.
They are 25 rents apiece, but lasting
and more sanitary than pasteboard
makeshifts in which eggs sometimes
come from market. '' 1
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Filmy Vests of Lace Tucks
And Net a Winter Fashion
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RIT.IJ of ths kinds now so decorative touches, for the-r brin u .''itZ,
If ono has had tea leaves, flakes of
cereal or ground coffee spill as she
emptied a portion from their holders
she will appreciate a sanitary ' spout
cap costing only 10 cents. It is a met
al cover that may be screwed on any
glass preserve Jor. In the top Is a
swinging "shoot" that drops down aa
the Jar on which it is placed is tipped,
, or inverted. The contents may thsa
be poured out without spilling, and the
jar is closed when set again on its
Sanitary sink palls are a combination
of garbage receptacle and sink strain
er. The latter is a doma shape par-'
f orated lid hinged to a two quart palL'
Turn the lid off from the top whll
washing dishes or cooking; utensils.
Turn the lid back, and the refuse Is
thrown into the pall, where it tnay rs-:
main until emptied into the garbAfs
Cross-StitcH Embroidery Dainty H
For Children's Belongings
OXG as cross stitch embroid
ery has been in vogue it still
has many uses for decorat
ing household linens and chil
dren's bibs, aprons, etc. For
the little time which it takes, the ef
fects produced are much liked. A bor
der at the top of a hem in colored
gingham frocks, which may also have
simple cross stitch embroidered yokes,
is a favorite way of Introducing a little
The border of ducks and trees here
with reproduced is a favorite for the
raised if one knows the right way t'
wash It. Strong laundry soaps should
not be used on any kind of white or
colored embroidery. Slake a suds of
pure white soap and lukewarm water
to which a Utile gasoline or benslne
has been added. Rub gently to remove
any spots. Rinse in clear water and
press a little. Roll each piece in a
heavy towel, taking care that the em
broidery does not fold over on Itself.
After enough of the . water has been
taken up by the towel Iron the em
broidery on the wrong side, laying It
JP I fashionable and so essential
to modish attire can materi
ally Increase the high cost of
living if we- don't "watch
out." They are the essentially femin
ine belongings that add a becoming
f nish to any gown or blouse with
which they are aipropriate. Winter
has placed no barrier on these filmy
t-Ialurigs and vesta
Three of the newest models of net
vests are shown herewith. Tucked net
afTords one of the many pleiimg vsri
eties. The frills, in lieu of a collar,
may be slightly stiffened with wire col
lar jupportrrs radiating from the back
of the neckband, about an inch apart
st the base. iUnd embroidered net for
the vest rrr'" makes one of the dain
tiest accessories. Women who are clev
er at embroidery ill sometimes buy
the prices In the shop neckwear.
Sliver and gold laces are-being used
for Mediel collars with many dressy
gowns, always with a low cut front,
either pointed or V shape.
Net guimpes with standing collars
are about all the neck covering fashion
will permit even f,or cold weather, an!
those who have adopted the style
would be loath to return to thick and
lined yokes !n dresses. The separable
guimpes which come ready made in a
variety of fine laces and platn mesh
nets are serviceable from the fact that
they may be launderej easily. Gulmpes
with long sleeves have Dlrectoire mf
fiea extendinjr ovr the hands. They
are being worn with sleevelers waist
coats of rich brocades, flowered' ribbons,
or embroidered rating and duvetyn. the.
wo amcies form:!:g the blouse adjunct
Eir.t roi Jcry No. 14521. Border For Bureau Scarf.
the plain made up pieces and add the. of a two-pit ce costume.
COOK WITHOUT FIRE.
OCWRE MOinE TWO-PIECE COSTXME
WITH SLIGHTLy HHATET SKI'RT
r.ursery and its furnishing. Bureau
and table covers and even casement
curtains may have this desifrn or at
least the trees and the narrow edge.
The pattern, which, comes for stamping
'H521). Is two and three-eighths inches
wide and three yards' long. It n.ay be
worked in two shades of blue or brown
or in brown and green. ' Scrim or linen
has its threads sufficiently separate to
make the cross stitch work easy with
out exiict counting. A section of the
design may be used for a bib or across
the bottom of a play frock. The price
of this pattern is 10 rents.
Objection to colored embroidery on
the score that it is difficult to launder
wlthotit'tbe colors maning need not be
upon several thicknesses of a Yusnket
'.r a Turkish towel. Mix two parts of
alcohol with one of water when wash
inrr arMcles embroidered with white
nilk. This will prevent them from
tumlrur yellow. Also Iron all such em
broidered pieces with a cloth between
them and the hot iron. When washing
colored embroideries use only luke
warm water, '
Pattern for design shoXvn
on thi page can bt obtamed
from any atfencv for Ladie'
Home Journal "Pattern.
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tl'.oir huts on tha oAva 1
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rt rx-ent thr.n otJ-..r natives. hu. -her I neirhhcrhol .l-L. ?J?a the. one warlike Mcocjrary or coal m-rchf..
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hole. !a this the Maori woman placei
zuiB&H in irioe meant a rift- i-'nr t'sn r.t r-,...i, ii,.. . ...n i i.u ...
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itese i.xp'e folk ccefl co Vitcii--n fv' n drv of tha ' i . v 7 k 'a wcx)ac gratiag for a bot-is left until th lmprisonMl ateam haa
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